Blog posts

Are avocados to blame for housing affordability?

14 Oct 2019

Australian Demographer Bernard Salt wrote a tongue in cheek article for The Australian in 2016 about observing “young people who order smashed avocado with crumbled feta on five grain toasted bread at $22 a pop and more”.

Are you still financially focussed?

30 Sep 2019

Are you one of those people who set financial goals at the start of the year, but then forget to refocus during the year? Staying accountable for your financial decisions is one of the most important steps in ensuring your ongoing financial security – yet many of us struggle with it.

Presidential tweets and inverted yield curves

28 Aug 2019

There has been a lot of media attention on inverted yield curves and what they say about an economy. Contrary to belief, it's not always an indicator of a looming recession.

Smart ways to give

21 Aug 2019

Choosing to give money to charities that you care about can be straightforward but there are several things to consider.

Keeping it in the family

19 Aug 2019

We spend our life planning for what lies ahead, but it’s also important to think about what we leave behind. This article examines why it’s important to involve your loved ones in the discussion.

Advantages and disadvantages of insurance in super

19 Aug 2019

Find out what to consider when selecting your life insurance cover.

Investment market review - quarter ended 30 June 2019

19 Aug 2019

The Research team provides a performance summary and commentary on each of the five main asset classes.

What's new in super and tax this financial year?

19 Aug 2019

The 2019/2020 financial year introduces some new opportunities to save for your retirement through super. We also provide an overview of the ‘protecting your super’ legislation and personal income tax changes.

Toxic tech: is it time to take a break?

19 Aug 2019

In today’s technology-driven world, we’re expected to be available, online, at any time. But with frequent studies telling us technology overuse is bad for our productivity, our sleep, our relationships and even our mental health, is it time to go offline?

News from our CEO

19 Aug 2019

Message from Terry Dillon – Shadforth CEO.

A high income but no time for you

05 Aug 2019

‚ÄčEarning a high income is a great start to financial success, but it's what you do with your money that dictates whether you will ultimately succeed or fail.

Helping your Children Financially: Hints and Tips

15 Jul 2019

Considering helping your children financially? Read Shadforth’s tips for giving and lending money to family members.